Quiz: Match the Quotation with the Author by Gloriane May 15, 2017 Source: Nico Kaiser, Flickr Can you match the literary quote with the American author who wrote it? Our librarians selected these memorable lines to put your skills to the test. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”Truman CapoteHarper LeeBetty Smith"Once you've become a part of this particular patch, you'll never love another. Like loving a woman with a broken nose, you may well find lovelier lovelies, but never a lovely so real."Carl SandburgStuds TerkelNelson Algren"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."Ralph Waldo EmersonEdith WhartonLouisa May Alcott"When I discover who I am, I'll be free."Langston HughesRichard WrightRalph Ellison"When you have children, you're obligated to live."Elizabeth BergJudith GuestAnne Tyler"Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody."Ray BradburyJ.D. SalingerKurt Vonnegut"Chance is the first step you take, luck is what comes afterward."Maxine Hong KingstonLisa SeeAmy Tan"You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget."P.D. JamesCory DoctorowCormac McCarthy"Don't ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn't fall in love, I rose in it."Toni MorrisonSue Monk KiddAlice Walker"The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places."Ernest HemingwayF. Scott FitzgeraldJohn Steinbeck“I look out the window, and I see the lights and the skyline and the people on the street rushing around looking for action, love and the world’s greatest chocolate chip cookie, and my heart does a little dance."Peg BrackenNora EphronErma Bombeck“There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth.”Mark TwainHenry JamesHerman Melville"Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone."Lillian HellmanEdna FerberDorothy Parker“If you let people into your life a little bit, they can be pretty damn amazing.”Michael ChabonSherman AlexieLouise Erdrich“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”Elizabeth GilbertBrene BrownMaya AngelouNameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. How is the information I enter in this webform being protected?Any information you send using this webform is protected in transit with SSL encryption.Visit our Privacy Statement, opens in a new window to learn more about how your personal information is handled and protected.Information submitted in this webform is secure. Learn More.